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Orphaned turtles rescued thanks to Cornell wildlife team

Between May and July, the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine rescued approximately 150 eggs from pregnant turtles that were either injured or killed while crossing roads.

NYC-based landscape architecture course a first

This past summer, Cornell landscape architecture students examined complicated redevelopment questions regarding post-industrial sites in New York City and designed their own projects.

Cornell’s Humphrey Program marks 40 years of public service

On Oct. 22-23, Cornell’s Humphrey Program will celebrate 40 years of enriching the professional experience of more than 400 people from 111 countries, who’ve come to Cornell for a yearlong exchange.

Insectapalooza 2019 will be bigger and buggier – and free

The Department of Entomology on Oct. 19 will host Insectapalooza, an annual extravaganza that aims to take the “creepy” out of “creepy-crawly.” This year’s event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stocking Hall – and it’s free.

ILR’s prison job fair opens doors for incarcerated

Twelve employers, along with a former inmate now working as a union carpentry representative, met with 78 incarcerated men Oct. 4 at the Queensboro Correctional Facility in New York City.

Ag-to-energy farmland use is focus of new $2.4M grant

The USDA and the NSF have awarded a three-year, $2.4 million grant to a team of Cornell researchers who will study how ag-to-energy land-use conversions could impact food production.

Grow-NY Summit to feature food, ag innovations

Biodegradable plastics, drone-powered pollination and revolutionary indoor farming techniques are just a few of the innovations that will be on display at the Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit, Nov. 12-13 at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

Cornell student finds invasive water flea in Oneida Lake

The nasty, predatory spiny water flea was discovered Sept. 16 in Oneida Lake by a Cornell student at the Cornell Biological Field Station at Shackelton Point in Bridgeport, New York.

African rice farmers test traditions against NY climate

Few farmers attempt to grow rice in the Northeast’s short growing season, but a team of farmers, with the help of Cornell scientists, are experimenting with rice-growing methods to suit New York’s climate.